Nestle Magic Balls

The Nestle Magic Ball was sort of America’s answer to the Kinder Surprise, but much like the magical Kinder, the Magic Ball was viewed as a choking hazard and was taken off the market. It would be retooled and re-released as the Wonder Ball. Magic Ball was much cooler because like the Kinder it had a fun toy inside while the Wonder Ball just had more candy and a sticker. They probably called it Wonder Ball because you were left wondering where the cool toys went to…

Here is a commercial for the original Magic Ball

Here is the inferior Wonder Ball commercial…

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